Encouragement, Dedication, Achievement
Encouragement, Dedication, Achievement
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Food justice is an important part of community justice. We take donations form local businesses and use them to fight hunger. Help us connect with donors and with people in need.
Every month we mobilize our teams of volunteers to make a real difference. Join us and see what can be accomplished when you get an impassioned team to focus on change.
Our community is full of people who want to help. We work to help the people providing services with the people who need them. Come connect with people in new ways.
Our Workforce Development and Veteran Information Centers empowers individuals with employment barriers to recognize their potential, develop new skills, and achieve their vocational goals.
Our team works with community members both one-on-one and in groups to identify their unique set of employment challenges and build a holistic career development path to success.
All children will face challenges during their academic career. Sometimes, their grades might dip in a certain subject or maybe they’ll need some study help for a big upcoming test. Parents want to do everything in their power to help their children improve academically and loves to see the self-confidence that comes with success.
We help students make progress toward their academic and test prep goals. We offer learning sessions at our location that help students complete homework as well as prepare for an upcoming exam. We are in the process of creating a program that can help increase a child’s skills in a certain subject area as needed.
Cynthia Hopson-Jones co-founded the non-profit community centered organization, The C.U.P of Empowerment Coalition in 2018. She serves as the CEO, managing the day to day operations, working with other like-minded persons for the betterment of the community.
Growing up in the City of Los Angeles, despite the financial situation, she enjoyed her childhood with the neighbors and their children. And, her family sharing hot meals with everyone. She was taught, “no one leaves hungry” which she still embraces today.
She worked as a Teacher’s Assistant for the Los Angeles Unified School District. She was ecstatic when she could organize and implement curriculums for the students. She had a joyful experience working with the children and parents. In addition, she worked over 40 years for the County of Los Angeles supervising, providing customer service, composing, and implementing policies and procedures and overseeing public auctions.
It is her commitment, passion and belief in the empowerment and betterment of the community’s advancement. This is instrumental in helping them to reach incredible heights that they may not have dreamed possible. She will not stop,
Kwame Crosby cofounded the non-profit organization The C.U.P. of Empowerment Coalition (Community Unity Partnership) in August 2018. He serves as the Chief Operations Officer for the Organization. His passionate work ensures the community has what it needs to make it in times like these. He has a passion for serving others.
Growing up in South Central Los Angeles was not easy but it was necessary to make him the person that he is today. He is a graduate of Dorsey High School; upon graduation he began his college career attending West LA Junior College, California State University Dominguez Hills, and in 2008 he earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Religion from Faith Seminary. He received a Master of Arts Degrees in Theological Studies in 2011 and in 2014 he received a Master of Divinity Degree in Theological Research from Faith Seminary. In 2016, he received a certificate in Leadership Development from UC Davis Extension Program.
He worked for the Department of Motor Vehicles for over 25 years. He served as an “Supervising Inspector” before he retired in June of 2018. He continually serves his community as the Pastor of The Sermon On The Mount Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles, CA.
He spent his entire adult life serving his community, particularly our youth. He was quoted as saying “our youth is not the future; our youth is the Now.” He has strong ties with the community includes volunteering at the Challenger's Boys and Girls Club in Los Angeles from 2007 to 2015, instructing young men and women life skill, and basketball. He has often said “people don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” This statement drives him each day. He served on the Board of Directors for Tri-City Youth Organization and B.U.E.F.E (Black Employees United for Equality for the Department of Motor Vehicles). He is an active member on The People’s Leadership Council for Congresswoman Karen Bass District office and the Pacific District Missionary Baptist Association which he serves as Dean for the Congress of Christian Education.
He is a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He is married to Hazel Crosby and has three children Ashleigh, Austin, and Ashtin. He is also a proud grandfather to Tailor Medearis, Kaelyn, and Aden Chaney, AJ, Cherish, Chelsea, Aaron, and my newest edition Chase Bacon.
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